Buying into the Future – How to Invest in Art
May 8th (Thursday), 7pm – 8pm
SURGE Art Headquarters
30 RMB for 85 Broads Members; 70 RMB for non-members
Ticket includes a free glass of house wine or beverage and pastries. Pop-up bar by Wine Republic will provide buy one get one free deal for the rest of the night.
As savvy women, we all like to make a smart investment. But in the current economic climate, stocks and shares just don’t seem to hold the same appeal they used to. What about an investment that you can not only see, but actually looks great? Enter the art world. However, art can also be a daunting world to get started in, and that’s where SURGE Art comes in. Come learn from experts how to make an investment that’s both smart and beautiful. Why does that sound so familiar?
当代MOMA 1 Xiangheyuan Bei Xiao Jie (just north of Wanguocheng MOMA)
15th Floor of Hotel M within the MOMA building complex
当代MOMA 1 香河园北小街（万国成的北边）
T: +86 (10) 8438 8827
Valerie Wang – Specialist & Head of Department, Chinese 20th Century and Contemporary Art, Forever Christie’s Auction
Tom Pattinson – SURGE Art Founder and Director
Tom Pattinson is a Beijing based art consultant. Formerly of the Sunday Times London, Tom was appointed editor in chief of Time Out Beijing from 2005 to 2009. He writers for a number of publications including Esquire and Vogue and comments on Chinese art and contemporary culture for many news organizations. Tom is director of SURGE Art, an online and offline platform for discovering emerging artists in China and a major annual fair now occurring in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Guangzhou.
About SURGE Art
SURGE Art is China’s leading platform for discovering quality contemporary art. Since its inception in 2006, SURGE Art (formerly known as Affordable Art China) has been the leading platform for art discovery. SURGE Art showcases China’s most promising emerging artists in its popular art fairs – selecting talents from renowned artist communities to prestigious art schools – and making their works accessible to the public.
SURGE Art Beijing is our Beijing fair, running from April 30 – May 11 2014 at 当代MOMA (picture and map attached), displaying hundreds of fresh, exciting artworks. The exhibition is free to the public and is open daily from 10am – 7pm, with special events running throughout the fair. Check www.surgeart.com to see which events will be running.